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Hydraulics for Pipeline Engineers

2.7 CEUs

This course may assist in meeting requirements for DOT Operator Certification.

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Covers basic pipeline hydraulics for engineers. Includes several design problems individually and in groups; problems include calculations for hydraulic gradients, pipe selection, telescoping, grade tapering, injection, and stripping. Also discusses equipment and methods of surge control. Participants receive handouts.

A key component of the class is the requirement that each student bring a laptop (or tablet) capable of running Excel or an equivalent spreadsheet App with ability to do advanced math functions.

Length: 3.5 days

Course Content

Participants receive instruction in:

  • Introduction to pipeline hydraulics
  • Fluid characteristics
  • Pipeline design codes
  • Basic hydraulics equations
  • Friction loss equations
  • Energy considerations
  • Hydraulic gradient
  • Pipe selection
  • Pumps
  • Surge considerations
  • System control
  • Pipeline economics

Recommended For

Engineers new to the pipeline industry; those who need a practical knowledge of liquid pipeline hydraulics; electrical and civil engineers working on pipelines. Participants must be able to perform engineering-level computations.

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